Thursday, April 07, 2011

Who else will be at the Teen Book Festival this year?

A.S. King! 

Amy is the author of:
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
and The Dust of 100 Dogs 

Please Ignore Vera Dietz is a Michael L. Printz Honor Book for 2011!!!

Fun facts about A.S. King...
*She lived in Ireland for 10 years teaching adult literacy and writing novels

*Amy as also been a: rare poultry breeder, a pizza delivery driver, a life skills and juggling teacher, photographer, and camp counselor
*She lived without TV for over a decade but now has MANY channels (and still has trouble finding something to watch)

*She has a celebrity crush on John Stewart from the Daily Show
*Amy now lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and children

*She is a big fan of: corn on the cob, Kurt Vonnegut, nice weather, and fleece socks

For more information on A.S. King and her books, visit her website and her TBF page!